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The Radio City Rockettes

The Radio City Rockettes

Alyson Mandato, Writer
December 29 • 1,418 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

Most people don't know that The Radio City Rockettes did not start in New York City. The group first kicked to life in 1925 as the “Missouri Rockets” and made their show business debut in St. Louis with their creator, Russell Markert. “If I ever got a chance to get a group of American girls who... Read more »

Get Ready for the Foo Fighters

Get Ready for the Foo Fighters

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Music Editor
December 13 • 692 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

After a 14- month hiatus, the Foo Fighters are back. In late 2012, at the Global Citizens Festival, Dave Grohl, front man of the band said they would be a taking a break for a while, but no one knew that break wouldn’t last too long. The Foo Fighters have begun rehearsing again and will play their... Read more »

Q102’s 2013 Jingle Ball

Q102’s 2013 Jingle Ball

Joelle Iovine, Editor-in-chief
December 6 • 1,464 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

December 4, 2013 kicked off the annual Q102 Jingle Ball. This festive concert took place at Wells Fargo Center in Philly. Elvis Duran and his team announced each artist who was performing and gave away coveted prizes like back stage passes and meet and greets. This year’s Jingle Ball’s lineup... Read more »

Songs for the Philippines

Songs for the Philippines

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Music Editor
December 4 • 738 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

On November 8, 2013 Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the city of Tacloban in the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan is recorded as the biggest storm in history because of its 200 mph winds and 16 foot waves. As of December 4, the death toll is 5,632 citizens. Donations have been pouring in from everywhere around... Read more »

Taking the Internet by Storm

Taking the Internet by Storm

Julia Aleo, Writer
November 26 • 1,406 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

This is Daniel Alexander a 20-year-old student living in Texas.  He's been online since 2006 creating videos and music, things that people can enjoy and connect with. His music has been played on LASR, KZUU, Strange Waves and other college radio stations across America. His videos have also been shown... Read more »

Such a “Perfect Day” to Misunderstand Lyrics

Such a “Perfect Day” to Misunderstand Lyrics

Jamie Galyas, Writer
November 12 • 2,531 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Features

On October 28th, 2013 the day following the death of rock- pioneer Lou Reed, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi of the Vatican decided to honor Reed by tweeting his “heartfelt” lyrics. Reed’s life was full of making music, with his most popular song “Take a Walk on the Wild Side,” and being lead singe... Read more »

“Word of Mouth” Is Bringing the Pop November Craves

“Word of Mouth” Is Bringing the Pop November Craves

Trinity Day, Writer
October 31 • 998 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

The Wanted, an English-Irish boy band, are coming back into the spotlight with their new album “Word of Mouth” coming out November 4, 2013. The members of the band are Max George, Tom Parker, Jay McGuiness, Siva Kaneswaran, and Nathan Sykes. Some of the tracks featured on the album are “Chasing... Read more »

Band Interview: The Maine

Band Interview: The Maine

Jamie Galyas, Writer
October 31 • 777 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

The Maine, a band, formed in Tempe, Arizona, is established in the rock music scene. Over the years, they have lured fans into the alternative world with their raw, cutting- edge music. The band consists of John O’ Callaghan (lead singer, piano, and guitar), Jared Monaco (lead guitar), Kennedy Brock... Read more »

“Would You Like A Tour?”

“Would You Like A Tour?”

Joelle Iovine, Editor-in-chief
October 30 • 1,018 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

Drake's “Would You like a Tour?” Review   This tour has thousands of fans jumping out of their seats as Drake performs his upbeat and emotional song. As if he wasn't already a heartthrob to many girls around the world, Drake proves his allegiance to his fans by recognizing them during... Read more »

Rocking and Rolling into the Hall of Fame

Rocking and Rolling into the Hall of Fame

Jamie Galyas, Writer
October 25 • 651 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

;On October 16th, 2013 the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame committee announced the 16 nominees for the 29th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. Of the nominations, the top choices appear to be Nirvana and Deep Purple, which, Chuck Yarborough, of The Plain Dealer says are the most deserving of winning an... Read more »

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